Bell Pepper Nachos


1 bag baby bell peppers, halved and seeded

1 lb ground turkey, beef or chicken (can also use two cans of black beans for vegan/vegetarian options)

1/2 large onion, diced

3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (or your favorite type- colby jack or pepper jack also work)

1 large avocado, cubed

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup sour cream (optional)

Other toppings: red onion, salsa, cilantro



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Evenly place the halved bell peppers on a baking sheet and set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet brown the onions and meat together for 7-10 minutes or until the meat is fully cooked.
  3. Sprinkle the peppers with the meat mixture and the shredded cheese. Bake for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  4. Top the nachos with avocado cubes, tomatoes, sour cream and any other toppings of choice!